William Heise

William Heise

Director, Director of photography, Producer

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Glenroy Brothers (Comic Boxing)

The Glenroy Brothers perform a portion of their vaudeville act, "The Comic View of Boxing: The Tr... Read more

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Charity Ball

A Victorian couple dancing. Read more

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A Street Arab

A preadolescent boy, dressed like a street urchin, performs acrobatic stunts for the camera. Read more

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Dickson Greeting

William K.L. Dickson brings his hat from his one hand to the other and moves his head slightly, a... Read more

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Men Boxing

Experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kineto... Read more

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Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley was probably the most famous marksman/woman in the world when this short clip was pr... Read more

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Carmencita

Performing on what looks like a small wooden stage, wearing a dress with a hoop skirt and white h... Read more

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Sioux Ghost Dance

From Edison films catalog: One of the most peculiar customs of the Sioux Tribe is here shown, the... Read more

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Buffalo Dance

Long before Hollywood started painting white men red and dressing them as 'Injuns' Edison's compa... Read more

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Amy Muller

Vaudeville dancer Amy Muller performs a portion of her stage routine, which features dancing on h... Read more

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The First Sleigh-Ride

“This subject taken just after the recent first fall of snow, shows two enthusiastic horsemen ind... Read more

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5.1

Annabelle Serpentine Dance

Two dancers perform in succession facing a stationary camera. The first is in a diaphanous skirt,... Read more

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The Barbershop

“Interior of Barber Shop. Man comes in, takes off his coat; sits down, smokes; is handed a paper ... Read more

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Feeding the Doves

A woman and a young girl each carry containers of bird feed, and they toss occasional handfuls to... Read more

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Mr. Edison at Work in His Chemical Laboratory

“This film is remarkable in several respects. In the first place, it is full life-size. Secondly,... Read more

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Bucking Broncho

Lee Martin, one of the cowboy stars in 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West', rides a bronco as a crowd look... Read more

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Crissie Sheridan

A woman in a white gown performs a skirt dance, using her arms to produce circles and other patte... Read more

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4.3

Shooting the Chutes

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Black Diamond Express

This picture was taken at one of the curves on the Lehigh Valley Railroad, along the beautiful Su... Read more

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Fire Rescue Scene

"Firemen in working uniform, rubber coats, helmets, and boots. Thrilling rescue from burning buil... Read more

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Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph

James J. Corbett and Peter Courtney meet in a boxing exhibition. Read more